We are currently recruiting Home Care Workers in and around Wirral and Edinburgh. To apply, access our online application form here:
If you are already looking at this page, you are one step closer to joining one of the most rewarding and challenging jobs you will ever face.
Working in adult social care can be so rewarding. Care workers support people with all aspects of their daily life, including social and physical activities, personal care, mobility and meal times. Our Care workers work in people’s own homes or the community, and can support lots of different people including adults with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, dementia and other mental health conditions.
The role of Care Worker might involve:
Everyone working in social care needs a good standard of English, as well as numeracy and digital skills. You will need to be able to work under pressure calmly, as well as being able to work as part of a team.Additional skills required to be a care worker include:
You don’t necessarily need qualifications to become a care worker. What’s really important is that you’re a kind, compassionate and thoughtful person. We might ask that you have qualifications showing good English and numeracy skills such as GCSE A-C in English and Maths. It might also be helpful to have a social care qualification such as a Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care. Don’t worry if you don’t have these qualifications though – if you’re interested, you can work towards them once you start the job.
When you start in your role, you’ll do an induction, which will then progress onto the Care Certificate – these are the minimum standards that everyone working in social care needs to reach.You will also receive necessary training such as health and safety, first aid and moving and handling, or specific training such as autism awareness, communication skills or training to help you support people with dementia.Beyond this there are vocational qualification such as a Diploma in Health and Social Care, or continuing a professional development qualification such as dementia, end of life, or autism care. There may be opportunities to progress into management roles, or you might choose to go into other roles such as a senior carer or coordinator.Want to know more, visit our 'Recruitment' page at the top of the page for our latest vacancies or visit https://www.everydayisdifferent.com/home.aspx to take a quiz to find out if adult social care is the right career for you.
All of our care workers receive an initial 5 day comprehensive Induction to prepare them for the role. This takes place at our dedicated training and E-learning suites. Training completed and refreshed on a regular basis for all our employees includes:-
In addition to this, all our of staff are required to undertake and complete the Care Certificate and gain formal qualifications in Level 2 and Level 3 QCF in Health and Social Care [formerly known as an NVQ].
Supported by a number of assessors, supervisors and a first class leadership team, we will ensure you are well equipped to deliver the highest quality care possible.
Whether you areworking in the community, a residential home or in our extra care scheme, a career in health and social care is special, make a difference everyday, don't just join us, join our family!
Lisa is one of our care coordinators based in Wirral
Mick is one of our Field Supervisors based in Wirral
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